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BRAISED SEITAN CUTLETS IN MUSHROOM & RED WINE SAUCE

BRAISED SEITAN CUTLETS IN MUSHROOM & RED WINE SAUCE

If you can’t find large seitan slabs for cutlets, simply use smaller pieces: dust them in flour, sauté, then add to sauce before serving.YIELD: SERVES 21 8-oz. pkg. seitan, drained and halved into 2 thin cutlets1 Tbs. unbleached flour1 Tbs. olive oil¼ lb. mushrooms,...

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SRIRACHA TOFU LETTUCE WRAPS

SRIRACHA TOFU LETTUCE WRAPS

This fun-to-eat starter comes together quickly once all the flavorings (onion, ginger, garlic, and lemongrass) have been chopped. You can even pack the filling and garnishes separately, chill overnight, then take to work or on a picnic for a light lunch. YIELD: MAKES...

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Curried tofu “egg salad” pitas

Curried tofu “egg salad” pitas

serves 4 Tofu performs remarkably well standing in for eggs in these protein-rich, cholesterol-free sandwiches. I especially like it stuffed in pitas, but you can serve it on rolls, in wraps, or on any bread you prefer. 1 pound extra-firm tofu, drained and crumbled ½...

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Tofu Fra Diavolo with Spinach Fettuccine

Tofu Fra Diavolo with Spinach Fettuccine

Chunks of tofu are cooked in a tomato sauce with hot peppers, then spooned onto a bed of spinach fettuccine. I like to serve this dish with crusty bread so that it can be used to mop up all the delicious juices. I find that no grated cheese is needed, but you can add...

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Szechuan Braised Tofu and Vegetables

Szechuan Braised Tofu and Vegetables

This is one of my favorite Chinese dishes. The tofu and eggplant absorb the hot, spicy sauce superbly and create a rich, haunting flavor. It is very easy to prepare, made even more so by setting all of the ingredients out in front of you close to the stove at the time...

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Stir-Fried Tempeh with Hot Pepper Sauce

Stir-Fried Tempeh with Hot Pepper Sauce

Many people are surprised to learn that chile peppers do not harm the lining of the stomach in fact, they aid digestion. Studies were done on various winners of chile-pepper-eating contests in Mexico and no adverse effects were discovered and the winners had eaten...

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Stir-Fried Asparagus, Tofu, and Red Pepper

Stir-Fried Asparagus, Tofu, and Red Pepper

A quick, attractive dish that is a great way to celebrate springs first asparagus (or you could substitute broccoli, if you like). Brilliant red and green colors make this stir-fry a visual treat while ginger defines its flavor. SERVES 4 2 tablespoons tamari or other...

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Curried Rice, Tofu, and Vegetables

Curried Rice, Tofu, and Vegetables

This is a dish I like to take to a potluck supper. It is bright colored, easy to prepare, and will hold its heat if you put it in a hot covered baking dish, wrap the dish in newspaper, and place it in a plastic bag. As with any stir-fried rice dish, you must use cold...

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Braised Tempeh Napoletano

Braised Tempeh Napoletano

Tempeh is a delicious fermented soybean product made with ground soybeans. Unlike tofu it has a flavor of its own, and its firm, dry texture makes it very easy to work with. In this dish, tempeh is simmered in an aromatic tomato sauce with vegetables and herbs. I...

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